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Resource Abundance and Economic Development

R. M. Auty (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book explores the factors behind the underperformance of resource-abundant developing countries compared to resource-deficient countries. Drawing on research from various subfields within ... More


Introduction and Overview

Richard M. Auty

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the underperformance of resource-abundant developing countries compared to resource-deficient countries between 1960 and 1990. It examines the ... More


IPOs: Initial Underpricing, Long‐Term Underperformance, and “Hot‐Issue” Markets

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There are three behavioral phenomena associated with initial public offerings (IPOs). These have been termed (1) initial underpricing; (2) long‐term underperformance; and (3) “hot issue” market. ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Understanding Risk

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162845
eISBN:
9780231530798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162845.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes another important requirement for successful investing: understanding risk. Investing consists of exactly one thing: dealing with the future. And because none of us can know ... More


Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Edmund S. Phelps and Hans-Werner Sinn (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Economists disagree on what ails the economies of continental western Europe, which are widely perceived to be underperforming in terms of productivity and other metrics. Is it some deficiency in ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Understanding Risk

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter asks about a further important requirement for successful investing: understanding risk. Dealing with risk is an essential element in investing. It is not hard to find investments that ... More


Pedology at Work: Instrument and Occupation

Andy Byford

in Science of the Child in Late Imperial and Early Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198825050
eISBN:
9780191863738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825050.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter analyses the evolution of Soviet pedology as a domain of occupational work in the context of the construction of the Soviet education system across the 1920s–1930s. Of particular ... More


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